Archive for November 13th, 2011

Steely Dan Sunday, "Everyone's Gone To The Movies" (1971, 1975)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** It’s pure coincidence that we reach this song about enticing young boys to go watch a porno flick shortly after a child molestation scandal broke open at Penn State University, and nothing about this topic is any laughing matter.

Neil Cowley Trio – Radio Silence (2011)

As the poignant, expressive piano voice behind both of Adele’s albums, Neil Cowley has a sound that seems immediately familiar. Yet he doesn’t simply rely on that famous association to push along Radio Silence.

Quodia, featuring Trey Gunn – The Arrow (2007)

When he left King Crimson in late 2003, the first question on most fan’s minds was, “What is next for Trey Gunn?” It took more than three years to get a definitive answer

Rory Gallagher – BBC Sessions (1999; 2011 reissue)

Rory Gallagher could have been blues music’s long-lost savior, so vibrant, complex and original was his personality — both as a guitar player and (importantly) as a composer.

Guilty pleasures: Barry Manilow – 2:00 A.M. Paradise Cafe (1984)

A friend of mine, who I just recently turned on to the pleasures of the LP (he’s hooked for sure now), picked up a copy of 2:00 A.M. Paradise Cafe at the Goodwill store. He might have paid a buck for it.